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FDA Approves Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) Nasal Spray for Nocturia in Adults

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by Drugs.com

March 3, 2017 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) nasal spray for adults who awaken at least two times per night to urinate due to a condition known as nocturnal polyuria (overproduction of urine during the night). Noctiva is the first FDA-approved treatment for this condition. “Today’s approval provides adults who overproduce urine at night wit ...

Could Nasal Spray Curtail Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Posted 8 May 2016 by Drugs.com

SUNDAY, May 8, 2016 – Countless people – often men with enlarged prostates – need to visit the bathroom during the night. But help could soon be at hand in the form of a nasal spray, new research suggests. A spritz of a synthetic hormone, already used by bed-wetting kids, might benefit older people struggling with the problem called nocturia. "Nocturia is very common in patients over 50 years ...

Simple Strategies Aren't Always Enough for Bedwetting

Posted 27 Aug 2013 by Drugs.com

TUESDAY, Aug. 27 – While techniques such as fluid restriction can help some children who have problems with bedwetting, alarms and medications are more effective, a new study finds. "Simple behavioral therapies such as rewarding the child for dry nights or taking the child to the toilet during the night can sometimes help with bedwetting, and is better than doing nothing," said study leader Dr. ...

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